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Ilyashev & Partners Advises Epicentr in Review of Safeguard Duty

News date: 1 March 2017

Ilyashev & Partners represents the interests of the nation-wide DIY hypermarket network Epicentr K in the review of safeguard measures concerning the import to Ukraine of tableware and kitchenware of porcelain regardless of their country of origin and export.

Earlier, the Interagency International Trade Committee made a decision on April 4, 2014, on the safeguard measure to be implemented for the term of three years in the form of safeguard duty. This duty amounts to: – from the date of safeguard measures application – 35.6% – in 12 months from the date of their application – 32% – in 24 months from the date of their application – 28.8%.

In the end of 2016 Druzhkovsky Porcelain Factory initiated the revision of safeguard duty aimed at its application extension.

Epicentr K is the largest network of Ukrainian construction and household hypermarkets of “Do It Yourself” format. It is comprised of 43 hypermarkets with total space about 1 million of square meters.